Ranbir Kapoor reveals he used to be kneeling for hours when he was assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Ranbir Kapoor reveals that while he was assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali he was not treated like a star kid and was treated like every other assistant director. He also says he used to kneel for hours on the set.

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Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor had assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Amitabh Bachchan and Rani MukerjiBlack’ starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji before making his big Bollywood debut with his film, ‘Saawariya’.

Going down memory lane when he assisted the filmmaker on the set, Ranbir revealed that the filmmaker treated him like any other assistant director and not as a star kid. 

According to Ranbir, Bhansali would hit them, abuse them and he used to be kneeling for hours. However, the actor said all that has only hardened them and prepared them for the world.

Ranbir cited the example of the Ramleela director after Randhir Kapoor stated that the Raj Kapoor era of films is over, hinting at the fact that today the filmmakers are more concerned about the commercial aspect of films than creativity.

The Sanju actor was speaking at a panel discussion following the launch of the book ‘Raj Kapoor: The Master At Work’. 

The book is written by filmmaker Rahul Rawail, who served as an assistant director to Raj Kapoor on films like ‘Bobby’.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Ranbir has a very interesting line-up of films ahead of him that includes Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra’ co-starring Alia Bhatt in the lead role. 

The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia, Akkineni Nagarjuna, and Mouni Roy.

Let us tell you the film brings together Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt together on the silver screen for the first time.

For the unversed, Ranbir Kapoor along with Alia Bhatt and Ayan will unveil the motion poster of 'Brahmastra' today at Thyagraj Stadium Complex in New Delhi.

He also has Luv Ranjan’s untitled next with Shraddha Kapoor and Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Animal’ with Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Parineeti Chopra

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